BART resumes service after fire near El Cerrito del Norte station

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Fire in El Cerrito, Calif. on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.
Fire in El Cerrito, Calif. on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.
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EL CERRITO, Calif. -- BART has begun resuming service on the north end of the Richmond Line after a structure fire near the El Cerrito del Norte station caused delays early Tuesday morning.

BART officials announced in a 5:50 a.m. tweet that they had received the green light to resume service between Richmond and El Cerrito del Norte, advising travelers to expect residual delays. This follows a shutdown in service between the stations that the agency announced at 5:25 a.m.

BART officials said that Alameda-Contra Costa Transit bus 72M provided service during the delay between the Richmond, El Cerrito del Norte and El Cerrito Plaza stations.